Improving Care for Populations Disproportionally Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias : Table 3

03/01/2013

: Table 3

Federal AgencyProgram NameCategoryProgram DescriptionSpecial Considerations for Early Onset, Minorities, Intellectual DisabilitiesOpportunities for Improvement
ACL/AoA/ HHSAlzheimer's Disease Supportive Services ProgramHCBSSupports efforts to expand the availability of community-level supportive services for persons with Alzheimer's and their caregivers and improve the responsiveness of the home and community-based care system to persons with dementia. Includes translation of evidence-based interventions into effective supportive service programs at the community level.  
ACL/AoA/ HHSNational Alzheimer's Call CenterHCBSNational information and counseling service for persons with Alzheimer's disease, their family members, and unpaid caregivers. Available in 56 states and territories, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, the Call Center provides expert advice, care consultation, information, and referrals nationwide, at the national and local levels.  
Department of JusticeMissing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert ProgramHCBSSupports projects that aid in the protection and location of missing persons living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and other missing elderly individuals.